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Operetta 70th Anniversary Gala


JOIN US for an elegant catered dinner as we celebrate the Amherst Operetta Association’s 70th annual production!


This special event will be held in the High School Cafeteria, which will be enhanced with past Operetta memorabilia, a 70th Anniversary Red Carpet photo mural, and complete linens and china. Each guest will also receive a special gift!

    • Posy Dayton and Frank Cecala
    • 4:45 – 5:30 pm | mingle
    • 5:30 – 7:15 pm | dinner

At 7:30 pm, use your ticket (purchased separately)* to attend the evening's performance of 42nd Street.


  • Assorted Cheese and Cracker Boards, Garden Salad, and Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls
    • Served family style at each table


  • Portabella Filet of Sirloin
    • Grilled hand cut filet of sirloin, crowned with a marinated portabella mushroom fresh tomatoes and crumbled bleu cheese
  • Honey Mustard Panko Chicken
    • Fresh breast of chicken coated with honey mustard and panko bread crumbs, oven baked then finished with a sweet raspberry reduction drizzle
  • Garden Pasta
    • Angel hair pasta, sautéed mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, baby spinach, grilled squash and basil pesto, finished with a hint of lemon and Romano (vegetarian)
  • Oven Roasted Baby Red Potatoes · Fresh Seasonal Vegetables Assorted Dessert Trays · Soda and Coffee

Buffet catered by Damon Ayer, proprietor of Mason’s Grille 52 in Hamburg and spouse of Middle School Vocal Music Director, Erin (Scudder) Ayer.


Tables of 10 can be reserved for $600

To make your reservations and pay for this event:

Click here to download reservation form to mail--->

You can also pay and reserve online with credit/debit card by using PayPal button below. (Online reservations are $62)

You can also visit the Alumni Office, Room 103 in Amherst Central High School Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm or Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30pm.

*Tickets to 42nd Street are not included in the dinner cost, and must be purchased separately through the High School Box Office at (716) 362-8345 after January 28. Amherst Alumni can order tickets by clicking here--->

*Tables of 10 can be reserved for $600 reservations must be purchased through the Amherst Central Alumni Foundation and then have your table or other seating requests directed to Nan Ables, Vice Principal at nables@amherstschools.org.